Job Description:

Accountant, Accounts Receivable

Full-Time, Regular

Reports to: Assistant Controller

We’re looking to hire an Accounts Receivable Accountant for our Finance team. In this role, you’ll perform complex, high-volume accounts receivable transactions, while being accurate and efficient.

In an average week, you can expect to:

  • Ensure invoices are generated and billed in a timely manner in accordance with contractual agreements.
  • Reconcile traffic software (Allegiance) to accounting software (Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains).
  • Prepare various journal entries as part of month end close.
  • Assist with monthly revenue research and analysis.

What success looks like:

  • After 60 days, you will know the revenue cycle, document flow and team member contribution to the process.
  • After 120 days, you will understand customer needs, assist project managers in collections and the monthly close process.

You must have:

  • Knowledge of accounts receivable and basic general accounting principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Sound judgment and be able to handle confidential matters.

You should have:

  • Knowledge of macros is preferred.
  • College degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or other related field; three years of accounts receive experience (preferably in a non-profit setting); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

About us:

Founded in 1961, WETA is Washington, DC’s leading public broadcasting station. As a PBS and NPR member, we not only serve the DC metro area with our local programming and classical radio station, but also the nation with Washington Week, PBS NewsHour, and our partnerships with Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Our staff comes from very diverse backgrounds, but we all have one thing in common; we believe in our mission and the service we provide to the public.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.



Job Location: 
Arlington, VA
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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